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RNA Injection Restores Hearing in Guinea Pigs

By Abby Olena | April 18, 2018

Researchers deliver small interfering RNAs loaded into nanoparticles into the ears of adult guinea pigs to regenerate hair cells damaged by noise.

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image: Reprogramming Hair Cells

Reprogramming Hair Cells

By Joshua A. Krisch | February 22, 2017

Researchers isolate stem cells from the mouse cochlea and convert them into auditory hair cells, potentially paving the way for therapies to treat hearing loss.

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image: Katie Kindt's Quest to Understand Hair Cells

Katie Kindt's Quest to Understand Hair Cells

By Karen Zusi | September 1, 2016

Acting Chief, Section on Sensory Cell Development and Function, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. Age: 38

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